Category Archives: US News

Seattle-Area Residents Can Now Use Cell Phones To Vote in Next Election

Residents of the greater Seattle area will now be able to use their cellphones to vote in an upcoming election, a move that signals a possible transformation in the way elections will be conducted in America. Those living in the King Conservation District will be able to use their phones to access a voting website…

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Landslide Majority Supports Legislation That Would Put Abortion Doctors Out of Business

Democrats have it in their heads that Americans believe women should be able to get abortions without even any reasonable restrictions on the practice. A new survey shows they’re wrong. While the poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that a majority support keeping abortion legal, they are also strongly in favor of a…

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Beto Returns: Failed Candidate Teams with Bloomberg Group in Bid To Turn Texas Blue: Report

Some people never get tired of losing — former Democratic presidential candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke is proof of that. He failed in his bid to unseat Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, before failing to secure the Democratic nomination for president. Now, The Little Engine That Couldn’t is reportedly joining forces with a gun control…

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Peaceful Virginia Gun Rally Prompts GQ Magazine Writer To Label Protesters as ‘Nazis’

An estimated 22,000 Second Amendment advocates rallied on the streets of Richmond, Virginia, and the steps of the state capitol Monday in a powerful demonstration against recently enacted (and potentially forthcoming) gun-control legislation. In the days leading up to the rally, no shortage of hay had been made as Virginia’s newly elected Democratic legislature and…

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Schiff Prison Joke for Senators Falls Flat, Earns Him Ridicule

First he tried to “parody” the president. Now he jokes about jail for senators who get out of line. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff might have been kidding when he kicked off Thursday’s installment of the Democratic tragicomedy known as President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial by alluding to the potential for imprisonment for U.S.…

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Veteran’s Prosthetic Legs Repossessed Two Days Before Christmas, VA Vows To Make Him New Ones

After the story of a Vietnam veteran who had his prosthetic legs repossessed sparked outrage across the country, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has promised to help. Jerry Holliman, a Vietnam veteran and two-time Bronze Star recipient, has gone without his prosthetic legs for about a month, the Clarion Ledger reported. Holliman, 69, told…

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Ted Cruz Rips Adam Schiff’s ‘Very Serious Strategic Error’ During Day 2 of Impeachment Arguments

Sen. Ted Cruz made a compelling case Wednesday as to why lead House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff of California made a major blunder by arguing that President Donald Trump’s request to Ukraine to look into potential Biden corruption was a “sham.” “The House managers made a very serious strategic error today,” Cruz told reporters…

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Trump Envoy Has a Warning for Soleimani’s Successor: Killing Americans Will Get You Killed, Too

He can’t say he wasn’t warned. The Iranian general appointed to lead the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s elite Quds Force after a U.S. drone strike killed terror Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad has made a public show of planning to continue Soleimani’s strategy of confrontation with the Trump administration. But the U.S. diplomat in charge of…

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Obama Grows ‘Increasingly Anxious’ About 2020 Election, Considers Intervening: Report

A new report says former President Barack Obama is concerned about the recent momentum of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. In recent weeks, the democratic socialist has put some distance between himself and the third-place candidate, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, in most national polls. The results of a…

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White House Announces Trump Will Become the First President To Attend March for Life

The White House announced Wednesday that President Donald Trump would be the first sitting president to attend the March for Life rally in Washington, D.C., on Friday. The announcement, which has been championed by those in the pro-life movement, came as the Senate began hearing opening arguments in Trump’s impeachment trial. The March for Life…

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Samaritan Finds Box Filled with $27,000 Cash Outside of Credit Union, Walks Inside to Dumbfounded Tellers

Banks and ATMs have been targets of would-be robbers for decades. Old heist movies feature bank robberies, and certain communities know the pain that is a credit card skimmer. Money makes people a little crazy, and the lengths people will go to get more of it — by whatever means necessary — is often surprising.…

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Legendary ‘PBS NewsHour’ Host Jim Lehrer Dead at Age 85

Jim Lehrer, co-host and later host of the nightly PBS “NewsHour” that for decades offered a thoughtful take on current events, has died, PBS said Thursday. He was 85. Lehner died “peacefully in his sleep,” according to PBS. He had suffered a heart attack in 1983 and more recently had undergone heart valve surgery in…

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Angry Father Confronts Stunned Elizabeth Warren over Student Loan Plan – ‘Am I Going To Get My Money Back?’

Elizabeth Warren’s campaign should be cringing. With only 11 days to go before the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses, a video is making a splash on social media showing a man furious over the Massachusetts senator’s much-hyped plan to eliminate the estimated $1.6 trillion in student loan debt in the country. On her campaign website, Warren…

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Age 6 Girl Wakes to Burning Sensation in Eyes and Throat, Rushes To Save Her Family from Blazing Fire

We all know the safety precautions that we should take to avoid house fires. We install smoke detectors, have a fire extinguisher somewhere in the house and freak out about whether or not we left the stove on. Open flames, unattended cooking and bad wiring are all notorious culprits, but despite our awareness things can…

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Virginia Senate Passes ‘Red Flag’ Law That Helped Trigger Massive Pro-Gun Protest

The so-called “red flag” law that helped draw 22,000 protesters to Virginia’s capital on Monday was approved Wednesday in the state Senate. The bill, which passed in a 21-19 vote, allows firearms to be confiscated from legal gun owners if those individuals have been deemed to be a risk to themselves or others. Law enforcement…

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CNN ‘Fact-Checks’ Day One of Impeachment but Neglects To Check Any Democrat Claims

I don’t tune in to CNN for balance or read its website for objectivity. Nobody, save a few unfortunate people in airport terminals who haven’t watched CNN in ages and still associate it with the days of Bernard Shaw and Larry King, is that much of a naïf. Even then, I think the people stuck…

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Joe Biden Brags About Opposing School Vouchers Despite Sending Sons to Private School

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday took a stand against school choice vouchers despite the fact that he chose to send both of his sons to a posh private high school in Delaware. “When we divert public funds to private schools, we undermine the entire public education system,” he wrote in a tweet. “We’ve…

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CNN Analyst Ignites Furor with Completely Fabricated Impeachment ‘Scoop’ on Twitter

This isn’t just “fake news,” it’s outright fraud. CNN political analyst and former Clinton White House press secretary Joe Lockhart confirmed the worst suspicions of conservatives about the honesty of mainstream media figures on Wednesday by using his Twitter account to post a completely fabricated conversation he originally claimed to have overheard between Republican senators…

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There’s a Massive Difference in Min. Wage Across the Country — It’s $16 Some Places

Minimum wage hikes! Are you against them? Why do you hate poor people so much? If there’s one throughline to the minimum wage debate, it’s that it’s essentially free money for the impoverished and the young. On the other hand is what Greta Thunberg might call “fairy tales of eternal economic growth” — the idea…

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Trump-Supporting Man Murdered by His Employee in Politically Motivated Attack: Police

Politics turned deadly in Florida this week as a staunch Trump supporter was killed by a co-worker after an argument about politics. Mason Toney, 28, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of William Steven Knight on Monday, according to USA Today. The Associated Press reported that Knight was an “outspoken American” and…

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